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A Concise history of Australia

Author: Stuart Macintyre
Publisher: Cambridge (United Kingdom) : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge concise histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the most up-to-date single-volume Australian history available. It draws on the latest research and takes up present concerns with indigenous issues, the environment and the republic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Macintyre
ISBN: 0521625777 9780521625777 0521623596 9780521623599
OCLC Number: 807132801
Description: XIII, 320 p. : il., mapes ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Beginnings; 2. Newcomers (c. 1600-1792); 3. Coercion (1793-1821); 4. Emancipation (1822-1850); 5. In thrall to progress (1851-1888); 6. National reconstruction (1889-1913); 7. Sacrifice (1914-1945); 8. Golden age (1946-1974); 9. Reinventing Australia (1975-1999); 10. What next?
Series Title: Cambridge concise histories.
Responsibility: Stuart Macintyre.

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